New Health Care Escort Program for Residents of Arlington County and the City of Alexandria

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New Health Care Escort Program for Residents of Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. For more information, contact Home Care Partners at 202-638-0736 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
This program provides an aide to accompany clients and help them prepare for health care appointments, help them to and from a vehicle, and stay with them during their appointment. Aides can translate Vietnamese and Spanish. Aide may briefly help upon return home and may carry reports to community service providers, family caregivers and others as appropriate.
Must be age 18 or older and unable to travel to non-urgent medical appointments alone.
Clients must be able to get out of their homes with minimal assistance.
Clients are responsible for scheduling transportation for themselves and the aide.
Clients are also responsible for paying for transportation for themselves and the aide.
The cost for the aide’s assistance is based on a sliding fee scale. Access to this service will not be denied due to inability to contribute to cost.
Trips are limited to non-urgent medical appointments within 10 miles of Arlington or the City of Alexandria.

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